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This was such a weird week for music — more about gossip and rupture than the constant stream of new music that we all have to digest, though there was plenty of that too. As such, the best music-related video was clearly Ghostface Killah telling a TMZ cameraman that he’s break Martin Shrekli’s heart in… More »

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A’s with a wide array of artists who would go on to define the year. A lot of the interviews we published this year focused on process, but the byproduct of having… More »

Whenever a band as iconic and deeply influential as New Order decides to release a new album, it’s cause for both celebration and concern. For longtime fans (like myself), it’s exciting when a group that has profoundly shaped your musical life for the past 35 or so years decides to put something new into the… More »

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Watch Jonah Hill Cover Drake, Scarlett Johansson Cover New Order, Stephen Malkmus Cover The Black Crowes, Jarvis Cocker Cover Celine Dion For Vice’s 20th Birthday In Brooklyn

There was a not-entirely-common sight down around the Brooklyn Navy Yard last night. Dozens of cabs lined the street, because depending on where you're coming…
Ryan Leas | December 6, 2014 - 4:18 pm
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The Best Soundtrack Moments Of October 2014: The Avengers: Age Of Ultron, White Bird In A Blizzard, Gone Girl, & More

It's finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres.
Ryan Leas | November 1, 2014 - 12:31 pm
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Watch The Trailer For 808, Drum Machine Doc Feat. Afrika Bambaataa, Damon Albarn, Questlove, Phil Collins, New Order, Rick Rubin, & More

More than 30 years ago, Afrika Bambaataa's Arthur Baker-produced "Planet Rock" changed the music industry forever, thanks in part to its use of the revolutionary…
Maggie Stamets | October 15, 2014 - 5:39 pm

Peter Hook Reviews Bernard Sumner’s Autobiography (Spoiler Alert: He Doesn’t Like It)

The former Joy Division and New Order bandmates Peter Hook and Bernard Sumner have been publicly feuding ever since 2007, when Hook left New Order…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2014 - 9:13 am
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Watch New Order Cover “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)”

I forgot that Scott McKenzie's countercultural anthem "San Francisco" existed but now that I remember, I really hope that Mad Men makes use of it…
James Rettig | July 14, 2014 - 10:25 am
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Bernard Sumner Autobiography Out This Fall

Later this year New Order frontman Bernard Sumner will release his autobiography Chapter And Verse (New Order, Joy Division And Me). As you you can…
Miles Bowe | July 10, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Watch New Order Debut “Plastic” In Chicago

Earlier this year, New Order debuted a song called "Singularity," their first new one in a few yeras, at Lollapalooza Chile. Last night, the synthpop…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2014 - 8:51 am
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Watch New Order Debut “Singularity” At Lollapalooza Chile

New Order haven't released a new studio album since Waiting For The Sirens' Call, way the hell back in 2005. (Last year's Lost Sirens was…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2014 - 1:14 pm

Watch Iggy Pop And New Order Play “Love Will Tear Us Apart” And “Californian Grass”

Last night Carnegie Hall hosted the 24th annual benefit concert for Tibet House US, a non-profit organization geared toward preserving Tibetan culture. Patti Smith (covering…
Chris DeVille | March 12, 2014 - 10:35 am

The Best Soundtrack Moments Of January 2014: Girls, Her, Inside Llewyn Davis, & More

January has a bad reputation. Over the years, the pattern in which studios distribute their films has ossified, so that we automatically expect most "serious"
Ryan Leas | January 31, 2014 - 5:10 pm
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Watch Yuck Cover New Order’s “Age Of Consent”

Frontman Daniel Blumberg quit the British fuzz-rock band Yuck earlier this year, but the band has soldiered on without him, and they might be even…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2013 - 10:27 am
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The 10 Best Things At Lollapalooza 2013

It's hard to remember a time when Lollapalooza, the festival, was not part of American pop culture, and since the last time it landed stateside,…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | August 5, 2013 - 3:41 pm
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Watch New Order Play Fallon

Synthpop greats New Order have been making the late-night rounds on their most recent American reunion tour, to the point where it's entirely possible that…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2013 - 8:48 am
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Watch New Order Play Kimmel

Last weekend, the Manchester synthpop gods New Order, reactivated but without estranged cantankerous-genius bassist Peter Hook, played the first of two Coachella weekend. They'll be…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2013 - 11:04 am
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The 10 Best New Order Songs

Looking back it's almost hard to believe. Three members of the quintessential post-punk band choose to carry on after the suicide of their…
Aaron Lariviere | January 25, 2013 - 1:28 pm
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Stream New Order Lost Sirens

New Order's 2005 album Waiting For The Sirens' Call isn't anywhere near anybody's list of favorite New Order albums, but the LP does hold a…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2013 - 10:09 am
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Chromatics – “Ceremony” (New Order Cover)

Electro mood-generators Chromatics, who made one of the best albums of this year, have continued their ridiculously productive streak, dropping a brand-new cover of New…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2012 - 9:11 am
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New Order, Run Run Run @ Greek Theater, Los Angeles 10/7/12

It was a dawn of a new age for New Order as they landed stateside to perform without original bassist Peter Hook but saw the…
Andrew Youssef | October 9, 2012 - 9:02 am

New Order – “Elegia” (Full 18 Min. Version)

In 1985, New Order released a song dedicated to Ian Curtis, the iconic singer who fronted their previous outfit. Titled "Elegia," the track appeared on…
Amrit Singh | April 13, 2012 - 12:07 pm
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Hear Fujiya & Miyagi, Golden Filter Cover New Order

The latest issue of Mojo comes with a CD of various different bands covering songs from New Order's beyond-awesome 1983 New Order album Power, Corruption
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2012 - 9:05 am